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    Jun 19, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

GERM 5500 - Issues in Translation

Goals: To gain greater understanding of cultural differences and a better command of and sensibility for the German language through the process of cooperative translation.

Content: Speeches, conversations, and texts from a variety of areas will be translated from German into English, leading to discussion of translation theory. Close attention will be paid to the context within which texts are situated in order to identify cultural barriers and biases. The course will enhance interpretive skills.

Taught: Alternate years.

Recommended prerequisite: GERM 3220 or equivalent.

Credits: 4 credits